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Fayose remanded by EFCC after pleading not guilty to N30.8bn fraud charge

After being in custody for five days, the immediate past governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, October 22, appeared before a Federal High Court, Lagos, charged with N30.8 billion fraud. Fayose is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside his company, Spotless Investment Ltd,...

Fayemi cautions Fayose on supplementary budget

Ekiti Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday called on Gov. Ayodele Fayose to refrain from actions capable of plunging the state into further financial crisis through irregular and unconstitutional means. The governor-elect, in a statement issued by the Media Director of his campaign organisation, Mr Wole Olujujobi, said the consequences...

Fayose takes bold step, reveals when to report to EFCC

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose Tuesday wrote the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the freezing of his accounts and issues levelled against him. Fayose in the letter dated September 10, said he would report himself to the EFCC to clarify issues concerning him on Tuesday, October 16 after handing...

Fayose withdraws presidential ambition to recover lost state mandate

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has announced the withdrawal of his ambition to contest for the office of the President in 2019. The governor, had indicated intention to contest for the nation’s number one position early in the year. Fayose made this known on Saturday while receiving two presidential aspirants; former...

Fayose’s daughter marries her heartthrobe

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has given out his daughter, Arewa, in marriage. The traditional and church wedding were held last Saturday. But the ceremony was not publicized and many only heard about it for the first on Monday when the governor made the announcement. He also released the photographs of the...

Fayose slams Buhari, says when constitution is suspend, anarchy will take over

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has called on the international community to intervene in the case of Nigeria as the country is tending towards anarchy, with mass killings and the country gradually turning into a war zone. Reacting to the killing of 18 worshippers and 2 priests in Benue...

Fayose’s Victory: EFCC reacts after losing in court

Following the victory of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State at the Federal High Court in Ekiti as Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was stopped from investigating the state finances, the anti-graft agency said the ruling was an error and cannot stand the test of time.   EFCC therefore vow that...

Stop blaming NNPC for your failure, Fayose slams Osinbajo, FG over fuel scarcity

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has expressed disappointment over Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s comment that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was bearing the cost of fuel subsidy and not the federal government, asking; “What is the difference between NNPC and the federal government? Who is NNPC and...

Fayose reacts to faction party, Fresh PDP

A group made up of about five men on Wednesday ‘opened’ a parallel secretariat for the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, in Abuja. The five men are Prince Obi Nwosu, Alhaji Hassan Adamu, Chief Olusola Akindele, Chief Godwin Duru and Franklyne Edede. Only two flags of the party are...

Fayose’s attack on me meaningless, Falana reacts to N1b property scandal

Human right lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has reacted to statement made by the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, over 1billion property linked to him (Falana) being house seized from suspected pension thieves. Fayose had expressed his disappointment, saying it was shameful for a man of Falana to be named in...

Fayose to FG: Investigate Falana for buying N1b property seized from pension theives

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has criticised Mr. Femi Falana, a human right lawyer, for being named by the Attorney General of the Federation in the N1billion Abuja property. Falana was accused by the wanted former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Reform Reform Task Force, to have bought the...

Fayose: Terrorists, Cultists get death penalty

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Monday signed the bill forbidding cultism, terrorism, thereby prescribing death sentence on anyone caught in the act. According to Fayose's Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, the governor's disapproval to the manace is a proof of the state's unwavering readiness to combat terrorism...

Buhari is clueless, Fayose reacts to hiring Malaysian economic experts with N458m

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration over the approved N458million to consult development economic experts to dissect the economy and seek to macroeconomic challenges to the country's economy, saying the present regime had no clue of the problem at hand. Questioning the rationale behind...

Buhari would’ve made my day had he wished me ‘Happy Birthday’— Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, who turned 57th today, wished President Muhammadu Buhari would play the father role to congratulate him on his birthday, but unfortunately no SMS or phone call came from him or through his aides. Fayose, who spoke with newsmen at Government's House in Ado-Ekiti, said...

Fayose escapes death in auto crash, as his driver packed cash from burnt car

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has narrowly escaped death on Tuesday after his Mercedes-Benz G-Class was consumed by fire along Oshodi-Apap Expressway in Lagos. The vehicle which the governor rode had just had accident on itself before running into another vehicle on the convoy. With the help of Lagos State...

Fayose qualified for 2019 Presidency— Balarabe Musa

Alhaji Balarabe Musa, a former governor of old Kaduna State, has declared that Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose is eminently qualified to contest the 2019 presidential election. This is also as the Alaafin of Oyo, Iku Baba Yeye Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, praised courage of the Governor as strong opposition, putting the...

Fayose, aide mocks Buhari for promoting ex-pension boss Maina, after N2bn embazzlement

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari-led adminstration for not arresting the former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdularasheed Maina, for embezzling N2 billion, but returned him to civil service. Maina, who fled Nigerian since 2015, was declared wanted by the Economic and...

Fayose meets Ladoja, Bode George over PDP chairmanship, December convention

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state and 2019 presidential aspirant, has met with top leaders in the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-west to discuss modality towards agreeing on the candidacy for the national chairmanship and upcoming December convention. Present at the meeting at Renaissance Hotel in Lagos on...

Buhari is a sectional leader, Fayose reacts to President ordering World Bank to focus on Nothern Nigeria

Governor Ayodele Fauyose of Ekiti state has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over World Bank revelation that it was following President's order to focus its developmental projects on the Northern area of the country. The governor tagged Buhari a sectional leader for favouring his own geographical area in neglect of other...

Ekiti 2018 Guber poll: INEC must be fair, transparent – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the release of timetable for the State’s 2018 governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), calling on the electoral umpire to conduct free, fair and credible poll that will be commended by the international community just as the June...

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